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Science and Nonduality Conference


  • Dolce Hayes Mansion 200 Edenvale Avenue San Jose, CA, 95136 United States (map)

Science and Nonduality Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 19-23
Dolce Hayes Mansion, 200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose
See website for schedule and registration details

https://www.scienceandnonduality.com/conferences/sand-2016

On the Edge of the (Un)Known

Both science and spirituality reflect the human urge to know - that perennial itch to make sense of the world and who we are. This search is an essential part of being human. We live life supported by knowledge. However, the larger our knowledge the larger the shore of the unknown becomes.

We probe reality the best we can with our tools of understanding: structures, models, theories, myths, beliefs, teachings, etc. These tools of understanding also define the limits our knowledge. Is it possible to go beyond the limits of our tools? And what would it take?

This year at SAND we will explore that edge where knowledge meets the unknown and the unknowable. We will navigate that space where something else takes over – call it intuition, deeper knowing, trust, surrender - a place from which new discoveries in science and realizations in spirituality become possible. What is the horizon of our current knowledge, and where are we expanding the edge of the unknown?

What if science and spirituality, while responding to our collective aspiration to grow as a species in a world filled with mystery and wonder, would no longer need to carry the burden of having all the answers? What if our search is considered open-ended, rather than having to arrive at a grand theory of life or at a final state of enlightenment? What if, while we probe deeper into reality and who we are, we realize that the knowledge we gather is just a stepping-stone and not the arrival at a final destination?

Earlier Event: October 17
Dragon Mural Celebration
Later Event: October 19
Exploring Mars